14 ‘Damascus loyalists’ dead after Turkish strikes

By Middle East Affairs Turkish air strikes have killed at least 14 Syrian regime fighters in the northwestern enclave of Afrin, AFP reports. Three Kurdish fighters were also killed in the strikes Thursday in Jamma, a village on the Turkish border, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a British-based monitor. Turkey-led

Syria regime strikes Eastern Ghouta as aid trucks wait

WAFIDEEN CHECKPOINT, Syria: Syrian and Russian forces kept up military pressure on opposition-held Eastern Ghouta on Thursday as their controversial unilateral truce failed to yield a humanitarian breakthrough. More than 40 trucks loaded with aid were unable to reach the 400,000 people living in the battered enclave, prompting fresh calls for